Open for Play

Open for Play

Explore and Pretend in Favorite Places

  • Pretend to be an engineer on The Dinosaur Train
  • Dance to music in The Train Station
  • Explore life-size replica dinosaur eggs in The Nest
  • Sort and arrange replica dinosaur fossils in the Junior Conductor Academy
  • Go on an animal family scavenger hunt at The Big Pond

Learn Basic Science and Math Concepts

  • Discover different types of dinosaurs and time periods
  • Learn about standard and non-standard measurement
  • Get to know the science of paleontology
  • Compare animals of today with those of the dinosaur age
  • Find out about fossils and how they help scientists

Exhibit Details

  • Open May 26 through September 9
  • Included in your admission — no extra fee
  • Located in the 4th Floor Special Exhibit Gallery
  • First time in Minnesota!

Member Perk Alert!

  • Members-Only Night: Sunday, Aug. 12, 5–8 p.m.
    Members get exclusive access to the entire museum including the Dinosaur Train exhibit. Buddy the dinosaur costume character will be there for a meet and greet and photos. Space is limited. Reserve your spot today.

Made possible by the generous support of the David B. Jones Foundation
Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit was created by The Magic House in collaboration with The Jim Henson Company. ©2018 The Jim Henson Company. Jim Hensen’s mark &logo, Dinosaur Train mark & logo, characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.

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